Mark I. Taira, D.D.S.
Mary M. Murakawa, D.D.S.
Cosmetic, General & Family Dentistry
Call: (310) 645-2448

Meet The Team

We are extremely interested in making all our patients feel at ease and at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment. Our staff is highly trained and skilled, and we strive to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient. Each member of our treatment team is a dental assistant, and our office staff has years of experience in treating patients with the highest level of care. We strive to stay abreast of the latest in technological advances by regularly attending continuing education courses and seminars. Let us introduce our staff!

Conzuelo Diaz

Office Manager

Conzuelo has been with Dr. Taira since 2000. She is usually the first person you encounter either by phone, in person or via e-mail. She is also a trained dental assistant.

Conzuelo is happy to assist you with any insurance or treatment related concerns. Her friendly smile and warm personality greet everyone and help to ensure a pleasurable patient experience.

Maribel De La Cruz

Dental Assistant

Maribel is an experienced dental assistant having worked in several dental practices before joining Dr. Taira's office in 2006. Her many years of dental experience instills confidence and comfort to our patients.

Maribel is active with her son's baseball and football teams. She also enjoys entertaining, cooking and baking for her friends and family.

Peace Wirroh

Registered Dental Assistant

Peace is the newest member of our staff, having joined our practice in 2011. In addition to her clinical duties, she is also an active part of our front office operations. Peace prides herself in understanding our patients' wants and meeting that need with compassion.

Peace enjoys traveling, reading novels, dancing and designing/creating clothing. She plans to continue her dental education, working toward her licensure as a Registered Dental Hygienist.


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Office Location

  • Los Angeles
  • 8731 ½ La Tijera Blvd.
  • Los Angeles, California
  • 90045
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  • Call: (310) 645-2448